An ethnic German mayor of a medieval Transylvanian city pulled off a shock victory in Romania`s presidential elections, defeating the premier after vowing to stamp out corruption in the graft-riddled country, early results showed on Monday.
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Sunday conceded defeat in a presidential runoff he had been widely expected to win, after early exit polls showed he was neck-and-neck with his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis.
Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Friday calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta, favourite to win a presidency runoff this weekend, after a scandal over Romanians prevented from voting abroad.
Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania on Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe`s poorest countries.
Close on the heels of the stupendous success of Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish' in Japan where the film garnered box office collections of a whopping $ 1.4 million plus, Eros International is all set to release the blockbuster in Romania this month on the 24th of October across 15 screens approx.